paternity leave

Definition of paternity leave

  1. :  time off from a job given to a father after a child is born

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the quality or state of being a father

    :  origin or descent from a father

  1. :  granted to a father

    :  of or relating to the determination of paternity

  1. :  bequeath, devise

    :  to have remaining after one's death

    :  to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. :  permission to do something

    :  authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

    :  an act of leaving :  departure

  1. :  leaf

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